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A person or organization that makes decisions to buy or sell investments based on economic and other factors that might affect the direction of the market.
- ‘I'm not really a market timer when it comes to entrepreneurship.’
- ‘Lawmakers also may consider adding provisions that ban market timers from mutual funds not specifically set up to attract that kind of investor.’
- ‘Because of transactions costs, the market timer will likely adjust less frequently than every day, and setting rebalancing periods to be greater than one day attempts to model this.’
- ‘That volatility, however, is what market timers savor.’
- ‘If short-term investors are moving into and out of funds mostly owned by long-term investors, fund trading costs increase, hurting the majority of investor-owners who are not market timers.’
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